University Of Edinburgh - [ED], Edinburgh, Scotland - Courses & Fees

    Edinburgh, ScotlandLocation
    UniversitySchool type
    Estd 1592established year

    Master of Science [M.Sc] (Computer Science)

    1 year
    full time
    On Campus


    $40,442 /Yr
    • MSc in Computer Science at the University of Edinburgh is offered a program for a duration of 1 year.
    • The University of Edinburgh is one of the world's top universities, consistently ranked in the world top 50, and placed 20th in the 2020 QS World University Rankings.
    • This course is offered on a full-time and part-time basis also.
    • This MSc offers the opportunity to obtain specialist knowledge in the design, analysis, implementation, and use of computer systems ranging from the components of a single processor to computer networks as vast as the Internet.
    • Students can also pursue a more theoretical direction by choosing courses in areas such as algorithms, programming languages, or cryptography.
    • This program provides a solid foundation in theoretical understanding and a wide variety of practical techniques applicable in many career settings.
    • In this program, the compulsory courses are:
      • Informatics Research Review
      • Informatics Project Proposal
      • Dissertation
    • Through this program, students will develop specialist, advanced skills in the development, construction, and management of advanced computer systems.
    • Students will gain practical experience and a thorough theoretical understanding of the field making or preparing them for further academic study.
    • The University of Edinburgh is known to be the sixth oldest university in Scotland.
    • The university comprises five campuses, namely Central area, King's building, and BioQuarter, Western General, and Easter Bush. 
    • The faculty and student ratio for this program is 1:83.
    • The average salary goes up to 41,280 USD after completing this program.
    • The Employment rate of the University of Manchester is 94%.

    Important Dates

    Event End Date
    winter Mar 31, 2022

    Fees & Funding

    Tution & Application Fees

    YearYear 1
    Tuition Fees$40442
    Total Fees$40442

    Eligibility & Entry Requirement

    Academic Eligibility:

    • Applicants have a UK 2:1 honors degree, or its international equivalent, in informatics, artificial intelligence, cognitive science, computer science, electrical engineering, mathematics, physics, or another quantitative discipline.
    • Students must be qualified in IELTS or TOEFL and PTE to get admission in this program.

    Indian Student Eligibility:

    Indian students are eligible to apply if they meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

    • Completed a 4-year UG degree with first class in a relevant field from a recognized institution.
    • Or, completed a B.Sc (General) degree from a recognized institution.

    Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test.

    Scores Required

    6.0 / 9

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    92 / 120

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    56 / 90

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    Required Document List

    The Documents required are:

    • Higher Secondary School Certificate - The certificate provided by the education board after completion of the Higher secondary education.
    • Statement of marks - The marks statement provided by the education board.
    • Financial Documentation - The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
    • Letter of Recommendation - This shows who recommended the student to pursue the degree.
    • Statement of Purpose - This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
    • Resume/CV - This provides a summary of your experience and skills.
    • English Language Requirement Scores like TOEFLIELTS,..etc.
    • Exam scores like GMAT, GRE are to be submitted.


    QS World University logo
    Computer Science and Engineering #23 out of 600 in Global Ranking

    Academy Ranking of World Universities logo
    Computer Science and Engineering #31 out of 500 in Global Ranking

    Living Costs

    HeadAvg Cost Per Year
    Housing and Food$10320

    VISA & Work Study


    • Annually, more than 30,000 Indian students go to study in UK after going through a three-four week UK student visa process.
    • Student’s acceptance of visa application is totally dependent upon their choice of program, maintenance of funding, adherence to UKVI rules and regulations, and personal interview sessions.
    • UK Student Visa: Types
      • Short-term study visa – Applicants over 16 years of age, Enrolling in 6-month Short Course  in UK institution, Enrolling in 11-month English Language Course
      • Tier 4 student visa (General) – Applicants over 16 years of age, Enrolling in courses longer than 6 months.
      • Tier 4 student visa (child) – Applicants aged between 4 and 17 years.
    • Documents Required:
      • Details of passport
      • Tuberculosis test results
      • Criminal record certificate
      • Proof of financial sufficiency that you have enough funds for your entire period of stay in the UK.
      • Parents or legal guardian letters if you are under 18.
      • Recent passport size photograph

    Work Study

    If students are studying a full-time program at the University of Edinburgh, the Tier 4 visa should allow them to work in the UK, students will be permitted to work:

    • 20 hours in any given week during term time if students are studying a full-time program at degree level and above.
    • 10 hours in any given week during term time if students are studying a full-time program below degree level.
    • Full time during vacation periods and after students program end date (until the visa expires).
    • On an integral and assessed work placement as part of studies.
    • As a sabbatical officer in a Students’ Union for up to 2 years.

    In this University, Tier 4 students cannot:

    • Work as a self-employed person
      • This includes freelancing and ‘gig-economy’ work, such as Deliveroo or Uber drivers
    • Work as an entertainer or professional sportsperson or coach
    • Take a full-time, permanent position
    • Take a full-time internship or work placement during term time that is not an assessed and integral part of their studies
    • Take part in Business Activity

    Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

    Name AmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
    The Global Study Awards$12252YesN/A
    Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program$150YesN/A
    BrokerFish International student scholarship$1000YesDec 21, 2020
    Aga khan Foundation ScholarshipsVariableYesMar 31, 2020


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